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Arming The Second Amendment - And Enforcing The Fourteenth, William Araiza 2017 Brooklyn Law School

Arming The Second Amendment - And Enforcing The Fourteenth, William Araiza

Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Militias, Muskets, And Machine Guns? The Third Circuit Furthers Inapplicability Of Second Amendment Protection To Machine Gun Possession In United States V. One Palmetto State Armory, Peter J. Adonizio Jr. 2017 Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law

Militias, Muskets, And Machine Guns? The Third Circuit Furthers Inapplicability Of Second Amendment Protection To Machine Gun Possession In United States V. One Palmetto State Armory, Peter J. Adonizio Jr.

Villanova Law Review

No abstract provided.


Arming The Second Amendment—And Enforcing The Fourteenth, William D. Araiza 2017 Brooklyn Law School

Arming The Second Amendment—And Enforcing The Fourteenth, William D. Araiza

Washington and Lee Law Review

This Article considers the timely and important question of Congress’s power to enforce the Second Amendment. Such legislation would test the Court’s current enforcement power doctrine, which ostensibly acknowledges a congressional role in vindicating constitutional rights while insisting on judicial supremacy in stating constitutional meaning. Second Amendment doctrine is complex and, importantly, methodologically varied. That complexity and variety would require the Court to perform a more nuanced, granular approach to the enforcement power than it has thus far in the modern era.

Part II quickly recaps the Court’s Enforcement Clause jurisprudence. It concludes that its most recent ...


Gun Control To Major Tom: An Analysis Of Failed Gun Regulations And The Terrorist Watchlist, Paolo G. Corso 2017 University of Massachusetts School of Law

Gun Control To Major Tom: An Analysis Of Failed Gun Regulations And The Terrorist Watchlist, Paolo G. Corso

University of Massachusetts Law Review

As a division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s National Security Branch, the Terrorist Screening Center maintains the Terrorist Watchlist, a central database for identifying individuals known or suspected to engage in terrorism or terrorist activities. Subsumed under the Terrorist Watchlist is the No Fly List, which prohibits individuals from boarding commercial aircrafts in and out of the United States. Placement on either list presumes named individuals as a potential threat to U.S. national security, yet there is no restriction preventing them from legally purchasing firearms. Following a mass shooting at an Orlando nightclub in June of 2016 ...


Federalism Implications Of Non-Recognition Of Licensure Reciprocity Under The Gun-Free School Zones Act, Royce de R. Barondes 2017 University of Missouri School of Law

Federalism Implications Of Non-Recognition Of Licensure Reciprocity Under The Gun-Free School Zones Act, Royce De R. Barondes

Faculty Publications

The Gun-Free School Zones Act (GFSZA) criminalizes firearms possession within 1000 feet of an elementary or secondary school in a State unless the possessor "is licensed to do so by the State in which the school zone is located" (or one of a few other exceptions applies). The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has in correspondence opined licensure through reciprocity does not make one so licensed by the State.

School zones covered by the act are ubiquitous. Were the ATF's interpretation adopted, large swaths of many States' non-rural areas would be prohibited zones for non-residents who ...


Gun Control Through Tort Law, Richard C. Ausness 2017 University of Kentucky College of Law

Gun Control Through Tort Law, Richard C. Ausness

Richard C. Ausness

I have been asked to respond to an article by Professor Andrew Jay McClurg that recently appeared in the Florida Law Review. In this article, the author, a longtime advocate of firearms regulation, argues that owners and commercial sellers of firearms who negligently fail to secure them against theft should be held liable when persons are killed or injured by firearms used in the commission of a crime. In the past, believing that existing federal and state laws were inadequate to halt the spread of gun-related deaths and injuries, proponents of stricter gun control measures proposed a number of tort ...


The Second Amendment And Gun Control, Erwin Chemerinsky 2017 Selected Works

The Second Amendment And Gun Control, Erwin Chemerinsky

Erwin Chemerinsky

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“Time Enough” For Scrutiny: The Second Amendment, Mental Health, And The Case For Intermediate Scrutiny, Benjamin A. Ellis 2017 College of William & Mary Law School

“Time Enough” For Scrutiny: The Second Amendment, Mental Health, And The Case For Intermediate Scrutiny, Benjamin A. Ellis

William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal

No abstract provided.


Fitting A Gun In A Circle–A How-To Guide: A Comprehensive Look At The Standard Of Review For Gun Regulations Under The Second Amendment, Beth Coplowitz 2017 University of Miami Law School

Fitting A Gun In A Circle–A How-To Guide: A Comprehensive Look At The Standard Of Review For Gun Regulations Under The Second Amendment, Beth Coplowitz

University of Miami Law Review

In District of Columbia v. Heller, the Supreme Court’s landmark Second Amendment case, the Court held that the right to bear arms is an individual right aimed at self-defense in the home. Two years later, McDonald v. City of Chicago extended this right to the states through the Fourteenth Amendment. However, lower courts were left with little guidance on what level of scrutiny to apply to gun regulations. As a result, courts have applied various levels of scrutiny including intermediate scrutiny, strict scrutiny, a two-step inquiry that leads to either intermediate or strict scrutiny, and an undue burden standard ...


The “True Man” And His Gun: On The Masculine Mystique Of Second Amendment Jurisprudence, C. D. Christensen 2017 College of William & Mary Law School

The “True Man” And His Gun: On The Masculine Mystique Of Second Amendment Jurisprudence, C. D. Christensen

William & Mary Journal of Race, Gender, and Social Justice

The Supreme Court’s recent Second Amendment jurisprudence raises serious normative questions for the use of self-defense with a firearm. This jurisprudence also implicates our prevailing social norms with respect to socially constructed and structurally pervasive gender roles. I argue that a peculiarly American conception of masculinity underpins the judicial construction of the Second Amendment’s core purpose as guaranteeing the right to armed defense of one’s self and one’s home. The Court’s recent Second Amendment rulings create an individual protection for gun ownership and incorporate the same against the States. But the Court’s reasoning entangles ...


Classrooms & Curriculum, Devin Walz, Anh Doan, Cathy Tran, Loraina Galarza 2017 Collin College

Classrooms & Curriculum, Devin Walz, Anh Doan, Cathy Tran, Loraina Galarza

Collin College Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Student Research Conference

Panel Chair: Lisa Roy-Davis

Papers Presented:

"Should the State of Texas Allow Public Universities and Colleges to Permit Guns on Campuses?" By Devin Walz

"Pets in the Elementary Classroom" by Anh Doan

"Technology Case Study of K-12 Students" by Cathy Tran

Abstract: Technology is an exponentially revolutionizing tool that has pushed all aspects of society to adapt and grow in the time known as the “Information Age”. The way that humans process information, and the speed at which humans can process information, with technology allows humans to grow more efficiently and effectively. Technology is continually designed to become more optimal ...


Kolbe V. Hogan: Hewing To Heller And Taking Aim At A Standard Of Strict Scrutiny For Comprehensive Firearms Legislation, Brett S. Turlington 2017 University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

Kolbe V. Hogan: Hewing To Heller And Taking Aim At A Standard Of Strict Scrutiny For Comprehensive Firearms Legislation, Brett S. Turlington

Maryland Law Review

No abstract provided.


Too Little Space: Does A Zoning Regulation Violate The Second Amendment?, Jordan Lamson 2017 Boston College Law School

Too Little Space: Does A Zoning Regulation Violate The Second Amendment?, Jordan Lamson

Boston College Law Review

On May 16, 2016, in Teixeira v. County of Alameda, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that a zoning ordinance was not presumptively lawful under the Second Amendment. The court utilized the two-step analysis derived from the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2008 decision in District of Columbia v. Heller to examine the constitutionality of the ordinance. The court remanded the case and recommended that the district court apply a heighted level of scrutiny—potentially even strict scrutiny. On December 27, 2016, the Ninth Circuit ordered an en banc rehearing. This Comment argues that on ...


Peruta V. County Of San Diego: An Individual Right To Self-Defense Outside The Home And The Application Of Strict Scrutiny To Second Amendment Challenges, Kevin Ballard 2017 Golden Gate University School of Law

Peruta V. County Of San Diego: An Individual Right To Self-Defense Outside The Home And The Application Of Strict Scrutiny To Second Amendment Challenges, Kevin Ballard

Golden Gate University Law Review

This Note will begin by examining the majority’s analysis in Heller. The Heller case, through historical interpretation, analyzed the language of the Second Amendment and settled a long-held dispute about the meaning of its actual language. This same historical analysis was also significant in the Supreme Court’s examination of McDonald, which affirmatively applied the Second Amendment to the States. Peruta used the same methodology as Heller and McDonald.

Next, this Note will argue that, based on the historical analysis in Heller, McDonald, and Peruta, courts addressing the Second Amendment should apply strict scrutiny review to the legal challenges ...


Firearms In The Family, Carolyn B. Ramsey 2017 University of Colorado Law School

Firearms In The Family, Carolyn B. Ramsey

Articles

This Article considers firearms prohibitions for domestic violence offenders, in light of recent Supreme Court decisions and the larger, national debate about gun control. Unlike other scholarship in the area, it confronts the costs of ratcheting up the scope and enforcement of such firearms bans and argues that the politicization of safety has come at the expense of a sound approach to gun control in the context of intimate-partner abuse. In doing so, it expands scholarly arguments against mandatory, one-size-fits-all criminal justice responses to domestic violence in a direction that other critics have been reluctant to go, perhaps because of ...


The Second Amendment And “The People”: Who Has The Right To Bear Arms?, 51 J. Marshall L. Rev. 199 (2017), Kasim Carbide 2017 John Marshall Law School

The Second Amendment And “The People”: Who Has The Right To Bear Arms?, 51 J. Marshall L. Rev. 199 (2017), Kasim Carbide

The John Marshall Law Review

No abstract provided.


Guns On Campus: A Look At The First Year Of Concealed Carry At Texas Universities, Aric K. Short 2017 Texas A&M University School of Law

Guns On Campus: A Look At The First Year Of Concealed Carry At Texas Universities, Aric K. Short

Faculty Scholarship

After years of failed attempts, the Texas Legislature passed "campus carry" in 2015. Under the new law, effective in 2016 for four-year institutions, public universities must allow the concealed carry of handguns by license holders on their premises. Texas's campus carry law is unique when compared to other states that allow concealed carry on college campuses: each university is given the flexibility to create weapons implementation plans, including the establishment of limited gun-free zones. The first year of campus carry implementation by Texas universities has been relatively quiet, with generally uniform implementation rules established by colleges across the state ...


Introducing Sts Scholarship To The Gun Policy Debate In United States Society, Caroline Skinner 2017 Scripps College

Introducing Sts Scholarship To The Gun Policy Debate In United States Society, Caroline Skinner

Scripps Senior Theses

The following thesis will merge the field of legal studies with the field

of Science, Technology, and Society, and will focus on issues surrounding the

gun control debate. The goal is to ultimately bring new light to this hot-

button legal topic through the use of STS scholarship. STS tools and theories,

which have previously been absent from most gun control discussions, have

much to contribute to the discourse in terms of motivating the need for gun

control, fully understanding the user-gun relationship, breaking down

misconceptions about the technology and its role in society, and further

understanding the complex societal ...


Disarming State Action; Discharging State Responsibility, Zanita E. Fenton 2017 University of Miami School of Law

Disarming State Action; Discharging State Responsibility, Zanita E. Fenton

Articles

No abstract provided.


Gun Control Through Tort Law, Richard C. Ausness 2017 University of Kentucky College of Law

Gun Control Through Tort Law, Richard C. Ausness

Law Faculty Scholarly Articles

I have been asked to respond to an article by Professor Andrew Jay McClurg that recently appeared in the Florida Law Review. In this article, the author, a longtime advocate of firearms regulation, argues that owners and commercial sellers of firearms who negligently fail to secure them against theft should be held liable when persons are killed or injured by firearms used in the commission of a crime.

In the past, believing that existing federal and state laws were inadequate to halt the spread of gun-related deaths and injuries, proponents of stricter gun control measures proposed a number of tort ...


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